Disability Resources

Resource centers
DisabilityResources.org - includes resources links by State Minnesota, North Dakota 
Disability.gov US federal government information for people with disabilities
ASEC Area Special Education Cooperative in Northwest Minnesota
Minnesota Department of Education:
Minnesota Braille and Talking Book Library
North Dakota Department of Public Instruction includes links to North Dakota Vision Services and North Dakota School for the Deaf
National Library Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped includes link to 
Search the Catalog and BARD 
Pacer Center - Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights - Minnesota

American Sign Language Browser - video clips of some sign language vocabulary
Americans with Disabilities Act - rights for people with disabilities - U.S. Dept. of Justice
Closing the Gap - trade journal on adaptive technology for disabilities
College Resources for Students with Disabilities guidebook - Affordable Colleges Online to help students transition to higher education
NTN - Narrative Television Network
Making your Website accessible
ACRL Tech Connect

Computer Accessibility
Cheat sheets one-page accessibility resources to assist in creating accessible content. - National Center on Disability and Access to Education (NCDAE)
The Trace Center research, development, and resource center
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
including Policies relating to Web accessibility

Product & Company links
Freedom Scientific - Blind and low vision products
MaxiAIDS.com - Catalog of products for vision, hearing, mobility and more
NonVisual Desktop Access (NVDA) is a free and open source screen reader for the Microsoft Windows operating system. This software can enable blind or vision impaired people to access computers running Windows for no more cost than a sighted person.
The Store products sold by the National Federation for the Blind 

Maintained by Theresa Borchert.  Last update 09-17-15
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Carl B. Ylvisaker Library, Concordia College, Moorhead,Minnesota